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Law firm vs law firm
Russell McVeagh and Duncan Cotterill are offering conflicting accounts of the hiring process of a lawyer accused of sexual assault.
Former staff question law firm’s culture
Leading law firm Russell McVeagh faces more criticism for its handling of complaints of serious sexual assault from clerks on a summer work programme.
Wellington’s worst-kept secret
It’s been the Wellington legal fraternity’s worst-kept secret. Here’s what we know about the Russell McVeagh allegations so far.
Lawyers intervened to protect clerk
A further incident has come to light involving one of the men at the centre of claims of serious sexual assault at Russell McVeagh.
The summer interns and the law firm
Something went badly wrong with the student law clerk programme at national law firm Russell McVeagh in Wellington over a recent summer.
Taken by the state
A Family Court practice described as “barbaric” allows police to take kids from their parents without warning.
National MP trained by Chinese spies
A National Party MP who studied at an elite Chinese spy school before moving to New Zealand has attracted the interest of the SIS.